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6 beautiful timepieces with the understated alarm complication

Housing one of horology's most underrated complications, these mechanical alarm watches serve up timely reminders of key moments in your day.

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    Recently celebrating its 60th anniversary, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Memovox was the first automatic movement to feature an alarm function. The Master Memovox Boutique Edition is inspired by a Memovox model from the 1970s, and features a deep blue dial with luminescent baton hands, housed in a 40mm stainless steel case. A little triangle at the centre marks the time at which the alarm (which sounds like a softer, and less shrill version of a regular alarm clock) is set to ring.

PHOTOGRAPHY Winston Chuang
ART DIRECTION Jean Yap

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